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that was actually who rosa parks was. >> we speak with historian jeanne theoharis, her new book, "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks." all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration has granted itself the right to launch a pre-emptive strike on foreign targets. cyber attacks would be carried out, should the what has been the necessary, to prevent an imminent and dangerous attack from abroad. the authorization was part of a pending set of rules for cyber warfare. it would fall under the operations of the pentagon's recently created cyber command. computer systems during the olympic games disabled systems in iran. the measure would allow church and religious groups to exclude birth control from the insurance they provide employees. a separate insurance company would then provide birth control coverage. insurance companies would pay higher fees for access to the new customers. aral said that, nra a this would make universal contraceptive a reality. the dead included 10 civilians when rockets struck their
be resurrected and eat the good cheeses at that point may be living in the garden of eden. >> jeanne theoharis recounts political activism. the author argues that mrs. parks is often only remembered for her bus to rest in montgomery, alabama but her involvement in the movement was far more extensive. this is about an hour five. >> good evening. my name is georgette norman at the georgia parks museum. on behalf of the chancellor, faculty, body, and welcome her to our campus. when i ask you a question, how are you politicized? how are you acculturated? i want you to think about that. as they honor rosa parks a hundred earth day, we have the honor of having with us dr. jeanne theoharis, who asked the question of rosa parks. what was behind that? that no heard round the world. consider two letters that open the floodgates of mother's day vergence dreams into that one vast ocean. at the time risk in terms of gender, class and race. the question is, what it behind that kind of courage? one makes one take those stands and more importantly, what is the price paid for having done so? .your jeanne theoh
".com. >> jeanne theoharis recounts the life of rosa parks. she is most remembered for her bus arrest in montgomery, alabama. her involvement was far more extensive. this is about an hour and five minutes. >> good evening. on behalf of the chancellor and faculty, i welcome you to our campus. how are we culture he? on rosa parks 101st day, her birthday, the author explores the question of rosa parks. what was behind that? those that know her. .. what is the price paid for having done something? dr. jeanne theoharis answers some of those questions and she writes it in her new book "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks". jeanne theoharis was born in staten island six weeks ago and her family moved to milwaukee, wisconsin, where she was raised. she held the first chair in woman's studies and as professor of science at boca raton college, she is also co-founder of educators for civil liberty. she is the author of numerous books on the civil-rights movement and the politics of race in the united states including as co-author of schools suck:students talk back to the segregated nation and its failures o
, says author of a new parks biography, jeanne theoharis, was matched with a deep faith that called her to action. >> it is a faith that requires people to act in the world. and that december day she makes this incredible stand. >> the driver demanded the seats that we were occupying. the other passengers there reluctantly gave up their seats. but i refused to do so. and there is no way to understand how she makes that stand, how she keeps going, without understanding at the core of her activism is her faith. >> reporter: mrs. parks' trial, for disorderly conduct and violating a local segregation ordinance, sparked the epoch-making montgomery bus boycott, led most notably by a then little-known dr. martin luther king jr., but also by other local ministers. >> from the time of the arrest the word had gotten around over montgomery. the ministers were very much interested in it, and we had our meetings in the churches. >> she felt that the church had a responsibility to be active and certainly she was proud of the way that it did so. >> reporter: indeed mrs. parks was to become a deaconess
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